Smith Mountain Lake Events

There’s always something fun going on at Smith Mountain Lake! During your stay in one of our beautiful rental homes, attend one of the great events at Smith Mountain Lake.

Choose from a wide range of events in Smith Mountain Lake and the Roanoke area, from wine festivals to holiday and seasonal events! No matter when you visit Smith Mountain Lake and no matter which event you’d like to attend, you’re bound to have a great time!

If you’re staying at a Premier Vacation Rentals home, check with us for any discounts or tickets!

To ensure that you don’t miss out on any of the exciting Smith Mountain Lake events during your stay at a Premier Vacations Rental home, check out the list of some of our favorites below. Also be sure to download our free Vacation Guide for a complete list of year-round and seasonal Smith Mountain lake events and things to do in Smith Mountain Lake.

Don’t Miss These Great Smith Mountain Lake Events


Restaurant Week

Salem Stampede Rodeo

Kazim Shrine Circu




Train Lovers Day

ODAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championship



Shamrock Festival



Down by Downtown Music Festival

Blue Ridge Marathon

Garden Day at Poplar Forest



Festival in the Park

Strawberry Festival

Wednesday Night Disco Mountain Bike Race

Smith Mountain Lake Triathlon



The Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music Homecoming

Salem Fair

Sidewalk Art Show




Independence Day Celebration at Smith Mountain Lake

Independence Day Celebration at Poplar Forest

The Black Dog Americana Music Festival



Microfestivus Craft Beer Festival

Roanoke Wing Fest

Green Hill Highland Games



Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival

Olde Salem Days

Franklin County Agricultural Fair



Poplar Forest Fall Festival

Go Outside Festival

Blue Ridge Folklife Festival



Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival

Drumstick Dash

Smith Mountain Lake Chili & Craft Festival



Dickens of a Christmas

Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl

Christmas Parade